FRANCE: Food, Fun, Fashions

> While harried Berlin shopkeepers were weighing out butter, sugar and such treasures on apothecary scales last week, Paris, after the early trade dislocations of mobilization, was almost back on its pre-war standard of gastronomic abundance. Great slabs of butter, vast arrays 'of fowls and meats, luxuriant vegetables and enormous cheeses, plus mounds of grapes and apples decked the counters of Paris food shops and the snail season opened last week with a great smacking of appreciative French lips.

The Government, noting a relative oversupply of pork, mutton .and horse meat, strove...

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